|'A Ricciulella - Francesco Daddi|
The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de] release for January 2008: This is one of the rarer Italian-Neapolitan series, recorded 99 years ago in January 1909 and first released on Amberol wax cylinder. This cylinder is a reissue from ca. 1912-1913 on Edison Blue Amberol cylinder, using the same master.
Keywords: cylinder record; edison; neapolitan; italian; tenore; blue amberol
|A Hot Time March - Edison Concert Band|
The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de] release for August 2010: This lively played number by the Edison Concert Band predates the famous version by Bessie Smith by more than a quarter century. It features very distinctive ragtime influence. This Edison brown wax cylinder dates from approx. 1900/01 and was pitched to a playback speed of 140rpm. Cylinders of this era would be still copies made by a pantograph...
Keywords: cylinder record; brown wax; edison; hot time; ragtime; band; march; medley
|A Job like that - Will F. Denny|
The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de] release for May 2011: An early comic song by Will F. Denny, from a brown wax cylinder, recorded in March 1899.
Keywords: cylinder record; comic; work; cable car; beer; early recording; brown wax; edison
|A lucky Duck, a Webfoot Promenade - Edison Symphony Orchestra|
The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de] release for August 2009: The Edison Symphony Orchestra is performing a great nonsense number, recorded in April of 1903.
Keywords: cylinder record; band; zany; nonsense; orchestra; duck
|A Scene in a Country Blacksmith Shop - Byron G. Harlan, Frank C. Stanley|
The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de] release for July 2010: A Scene in a Country Blacksmith Shop, a sketch rendition by Harlan and Stanley, announcement by Frank Stanley. Recorded in August 1903.
Keywords: cylinder record; country; scene; sketch; comic; rural; rube
|Ach, mein Otto hat 'ne Floete - Margarete Wiedeke|
A very naughty song by Margarete Wiedeke (often abbreviated as Grete Wiedeke). Although not the most charming voice of that era, Wiedeke recorded a huge variety of songs on cylinders and discs and was one of the popular recording artists in Germany. This one comes from an Edison Wax Amberol cylinder #4M-15008, recorded in May of 1909 (Berlin, Germany).
Keywords: cylinder record; german; grete wiedeke
Downloads: 2,095 (1 review)
|Ack Vaermeland, du skoena, du haerliga land! - Unknown|
Here we have a brown wax cylinder, issued by Dansk Fonograf Magasin Kjøbenhavn under catalogue no. #929 Unfortunately the performer is not mentioned nor announced. If anyone knows, please post it! The title itself is a well-known traditional. As far as it was audible for me, the language is Swedish. Due to its playback speed of 160rpm this cylinder dates likely from 1902-1906. Lyrics: Ack Värmeland, du sköna, du härliga land, du kronabland svearikes länder...
Keywords: cylinder record; swedish; traditional; vÃ¤rmeland
Downloads: 1,190 (1 review)
|Air from Rigoletto (La donna e mobile) - Sign. Bartolotta|
An interesting recording by Signore Bartolotta on a British Sterling wax cylinder (#531) from 1906. La donna è mobile, Act 3 of Verdi's Rigoletto La donna è mobile Qual piuma al vento, Muta d'accento E di pensiero. Sempre un amabile Leggiadro viso, In pianto o in riso, È menzognero. La donna è mobil Qual piuma al vento, Muta d'accento E di pensier, E di pensier, E-e di pensier. È sempre misero Chi a lei s'affida, Chi le confida Mal cauto il core! Pur mai non sentesi Felice appieno Chi su qu...
Keywords: cylinder record; wax cylinder; opera; rigoletto; guiseppe verdi; sterling; british
|American Patrol - Charles P. Lowe|
The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de] release for October 2013: This Columbia 2-minute wax cylinder features active Xylophonist Charles P. Lowe who recorded many numbers especially for Edison as well as discs for Emile Berliner. It features a medley of well-known American songs as followed: American Patrol Columbia, the Gem of the Ocean Bugle Call Marching through Georgia Dixie Yankee Doodle American Patrol
Keywords: cylinder record; xylophone; columbia; 2-minute; instrumental; american; patriotic; civil war
|Angel's Serenade - Columbia Orchestra|
The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de] release for October 2008: A brown wax cylinder record, featuring a piccolo and cornet duet, performed by the Columbia Orchestra. Recorded by The Columbia Phonograph Company of New York & Paris, ca. 1899.
Keywords: cylinder record; brown wax; band; serenade; cornet; trumpet; piccolo; flute
|Arie aus Traviata (Lebt wohl jetzt, ihr Traeume) - Hedwig Francillo-Kauffmann|
The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de] release for for March 2007: Arie aus Traviata (Lebt wohl jetzt, ihr Traeume), sung by the German soprano Hedwig Francillo-Kauffmann on Edison Goldguss Record #15935 III/ 4: Aria of Violetta from La Traviata by Giuseppe Verdi & Francesco Piave The announcement was done by Carl Nebe with his typical wrong pronunciation of the name Edison. This rare soprano recording was done at Edison recording studios in Berlin...
Keywords: cylinder record; traviata; aria; opera; verdi; francillo-kaufmann
|As we parted at the Gate - Byron G. Harlan, Frank C. Stanley|
A nice duet by Harlan and Stanley from 1905: "As we parted at the Gate" Based on the raw public domain transcription from the Cylinder Preservation and Digitization Project of University of California, Santa Barbara Library (cylinder #2898) with different filtering.
Keywords: cylinder record; duet; ucsb; edison
|At a Georgia Camp Meeting - Gilmore's Band|
The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de] release for March 2011: The popular ragtime march performed by Gilmore's Band, recorded on a brown wax cylinder in 1898.
Keywords: cylinder record; march; ragtime; band; columbia; brown wax
|Babbie Waltzes from The Little Minister - Edison Grand Symphony Orchestra|
The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de] release for February 2013: The Edison Grand Symphony Orchestra plays a the Babbie Waltz from 'The Little Minister', a typical recording of the late 1890s, recorded in the summer of 1898 and issued as an Edison Brown Wax cylinder record.
Keywords: cylinder record; edison; brown wax; waltz; orchestra; band; phonograph
|Because - John J. Fisher|
The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de] release for July 2014: John J. Fisher [ca. 1866-1923] was a recording artist who started in the late 1890s and became a well issued artist after 1900 on Columbia cylinders. This Edison brown wax cylinder dates from March 1899, at a time when he just started one or two years ago. The overall sound quality is very clear and embodies all the typical sonic characteristics of a pantographic (mechanically done) copy.
Keywords: cylinder record; brown wax; australian; fisher; edison; pantographic
|Bettelarie aus Prophet - Johanna Schönberger|
The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de] release for June 2012: Bettelarie aus "Prophet" (Beggar's aria from "Prophéte"), sung by Austrian born Johanna Schönberger. An operatic cylinder, recorded in 1905. From the collection of Stephan Puille.
Keywords: cylinder record; bettelarie; johanna schönberger; johanna schoenberger; opera; oper; aria; arie; classical; mayerbeer
|Bicycle-Couplet - Hugo Gottschall|
The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de] release for June 2010: Bicycle-Couplet, a German comic song by Hugo Gottschall, recorded in February 1902. This particular recording does not only represent the earlier German series of the Edison 2-minute cylinders, it was also recorded in the New York City studios. An additional proof beside the references are the lyrics of this song. The distinctive use of English terms along with an all-German song is anything but common...
Keywords: cylinder record; couplet; comic; bicycle; fahrrad; german
|By the dear old River Rhine - Albert Campbell & Irving Gillette|
An earlier Wax Amberol recording released later also on Blue Amberol. Unless the post-1914 recordings this one was recorded directly on cylinder (no dubbing from Diamond Disc). Therefore the earlier Blue Amberols sound very crisp and clear compared to their later counterparts. Edison Blue Amberol #2410 (Wax Amberol 4M-872 Master), recorded in 1911, performed by Albert Campbell and Irving Gillette (Henry Burr).
Keywords: cylinder record; edison; blue amberol; duet
|Cantique de Noel: Minuit, chretiens! - Albert Quesnel|
The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de] release for December 2008: The popular French Christmas carol, sung by Albert Quesnel on Edison Blue Amberol #2285 from January 1914.
Keywords: cylinder record; blue amberol; christmas; french; noel; xmas; carol; tenor
|Carrie Marry Harry - Walter van Brunt|
The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de] release for June 2007, a nice comic song with a slight sign of ragtime influence. From a Columbia Indestructible cylinder #1316
Keywords: cylinder record; song; van brunt; tenor
|Cecilia - Fox Trot - Billy Wynne's Greenwich Village Inn Orchestra|
The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de] release for July 2008: Cecilia, performed by Billy Wynne's Greenwich Village Inn Orchestra with vocals by Vernon Dalhart. A genuine charleston fox trot, recorded now 83 years ago and released on Edison Blue Amberol #5064.
Keywords: cylinder record; fox trot; jazz; charleston
|Cheer up' Cherries will soon be ripe - Byron G. Harlan|
Along with Arthur Collins, Byron G. Harlan was also very active with recording duets for all major cylinder record companies. Here he is singing a solo number of the typical style of that time period on an Columbia/Albany instructible (#891) cylinder record from ca. 1909. Supplied by The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de], digitally preserved by the use of the Passive High-Rise playback system.
Keywords: cylinder record; indestructible; celluloid; albany; columbia; harlan; solo; love song; spring; acoustic; early recording
|Columbia, the Gem of the Ocean - Edison Concert Band|
The famous march, rendered by the Edison Concert Band on a brown wax cylinder (#7663), recorded in November 1900.
Keywords: march; brown wax; cylinder record
Downloads: 5,372 (2 reviews)
|Country bred and chicken fed - Dale Wimbrow and his Rubeville Tuners|
The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de] release for March 2008: A hot jazzy fox trot tune with ukulele and a great cornet performance from 1926. Released as Edison Blue Amberol #5276
Keywords: cylinder record; jazz; early jazz; fox trot; hot jazz; ukulele
|Das träumende Schneeglöckchen - Albert Müller mit Orchester|
The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de] release for February 2010: Das träumende Schneeglöckchen (The dreaming Snowdrop), a xylophone solo with orchestra acompaniment by Albert Müller, recorded on a German Electra 2-minute cylinder record from ca. 1908. Record transferred by the use of the Passive High-Rise playback system.
Keywords: cylinder record; electra; elektra; xylophon; xylophone; solo; orchestra; instrumental
|Der Hauptmann von Köpenick - Electra-Walzen - Gustav Schönwald|
These two cylinder records were issued in 1906 by Electra to feature the incident of the imposter Wilhelm Voigt who masqueraded as a Prussian military officer in 1906 and became famous as The Captain of Köpenick (Cöpenick spelled then). To learn more, read the Wikipedia article.
Keywords: cylinder record; hauptmann; köpenick; koepenick; cöpenick; coepenick; gustav schönwald; schoenwald; wilhelm voigt; prussia; preußen; german; deutsch; phonograph; edison; wax cylinder; wachswalze
|Die holde Weiblichkeit - Oscar Stolberg|
The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de] release for March 2012, a couplet performed by Oscar Stolberg. Recorded at the New York City Edison studio 1914, just few months before the fire destroyed the cylinder recording facility, which then caused the Edison Phonograph Co. to acoustically dub their cylinders from pre-recorded Diamond Discs. Stolberg made several comic recordings for the German series...
Keywords: cylinder record; edison; blue amberol; 4-minute; 1914; stolberg; reutter; otto reutter; comic; german; acoustic
|Die süßen kleinen Mägdelein - Franz Porten|
The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de] release for April 2007: Die süßen kleinen Mägdelein, sung by Mr. Franz Porten Composed by Victor Hollaender & Julius Freund From a very late brown wax cylinder made by the German branch of the Columbia Phonograph Company, recorded ca. 1904. Announcement: "Die süßen kleinen Mägdelein. Gesungen von dem Opernsänger Franz Porten, für die Columbia Phonograph Company, Berlin und New York."
Keywords: cylinder record; brown wax; opera; porten
|Dixie - Columbia Orchestra|
The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de] release for November 2008: A lively played band number of the famous song Dixie, played by the Columbia Orchestra ca. 1908.
Keywords: cylinder record; dixie; band; ragtime; orchestra; indestructible
Downloads: 3,532 (1 review)
|Don't take me Home - Ed Morton|
The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de] release for November 2010: A comic song by Ed (Eddie) Morton on an Edison 2-minute cylinder from 1908. To the currently existing catalog reference, this is the only Edison cylinder that he ever recorded.
Keywords: cylinder record; comic; morton; drinking; marriage
|Dort vergiss leises Fleh'n aus Figaro - Arthur Pacyna|
One of the rarer German classical selections on Edison Goldguss #16097. Recorded in October of 1909 in Berlin, Germay.
Keywords: cylinder record; german; figaro; classical; opera
|Down at the Huskin' Bee - Arthur Collins & Byron G. Harlan|
The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de] release for June 2008: Down at the Huskin' Bee, a ragtime-influenced duet by Collins & Harlan, recorded 99 years in July of 1909 an released on Edison Gold Moulded cylinder #10234. This is a modified version of S. R. Henry's Barn Dance with additional text added.
Keywords: cylinder record; wax cylinder; gold moulded; duet; ragtime; collins; harlan
|Down Tennessee - Descriptive Barn Dance - Edison Symphony Orchestra|
A brilliant ragtime tune, performed by the Edison Symphony Orchestra. The two-minute cylinder serves almost anything necessary during its short recording time: orchestra, clapping, banjo solo, vocals and even audience background. Edison Gold Moulded Cylinder #8844, recorded in 1904.
Keywords: cylinder record; ragtime; vocal; banjo; orchestra; barn dance
|Du bist zu schön um treu zu sein - Johannes Bischoff|
The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de] previous release for June 2000: Du bist zu schön um treu zu sein - Written by Alois Kutschera (You are too beautiful to be true) Transferred from a German Columbia Phonograph Co. cylinder record (#57050) from ca. 1902-04. This black wax cylinder had a severe edge chip damage but gladly could be repaired and transferred with several hours of different attempts...
Keywords: cylinder record; baritone; bischof; german; song
Downloads: 1,936 (2 reviews)
|Du suesse, Suesse - Ludwig Arno|
The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de] release for for February 2007: A German Operetta song, roughly translated as 'You sweet Sweetie', from approx. 1905. Electra Goldguss Record (Gold Moulded) #1223 The announcment in German: Du suesse, Suesse - aus der Operette "Die Schützenliesl", gesungen von Ludwig Arno, Electra Record! Collection of German Museum of Technology Berlin A little noisy but quite enjoyable!
Keywords: cylinder record; german; electra; elektra; wax cylinder
|Du är min ro - Arvid Asplund|
The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de] release for September 2011: A beautiful sacred Scandinavian selection ("You ease my mind") with orchestra accompaniment, recorded in 1906, composed by Karl Collan.
Keywords: cylinder record; classical; baritone; skandinavian; sacred
Downloads: 1,133 (3 reviews)
|El Capitan - Edison Military Band|
[www.cylinder.de] Cylinder release for June 2006: A famous Sousa march, from Edison Gold Moulded #24, recorded in 1904.
Keywords: cylinder record; sousa; march; band
|El Capitan March - United States Marine Band|
The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de] release for July 2009: An early rendition of John Philip Sousa's El Capitan March. Recorded for the Columbia Phonograph Company of New York & Paris. Exact dating of brown wax cylinders can be difficult to impossible. The current research status gives likely the date of late-1897 to early 1898, just before the Band's director William H. Santelmann became its new director...
Keywords: cylinder record; brown wax; march; sousa; 1896; U. S. marine band; US marine band
|El mar sin playas - Gustave Berl Resky|
Edison Grand Opera B.35 wax cylinder A 2-minute Edison Grand Opera opera selection, sung by Gustave Berl Resky, recorded in late 1905 and released in 1906. Gladly, the cylinder is in a very nice condition.
Keywords: cylinder record; grand opera; edison
|Es ist bestimmt in Gottes Rat - Agnes Hermann|
The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de] release for May 2014: This old classical tradition, composed by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1809-1847) in with lyrics by Ernst von Feuchtersleben (1806-1849) is one the only two cylinders that the profound soprano Agnes Hermann recorded for Edison in 1906. Her recordings are today regarded of high musical value.
Keywords: cylinder record; classical; opera; soprano; german
Downloads: 154 (1 review)
|Es ist ein Ros' entsprungen - Edison-Quartett|
The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de] release for December 2011: A beautiful German Christmas traditional, performed by the local Edison-Quartett in Berlin 1908 and released as Edison Gold Moulded #15955. Two English translations are known as "Lo, how a rose e'er blooming" and "A Spotless Rose is growing". To learn more about this song: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Es_ist_ein_Ros_entsprungen
Keywords: cylinder record; christmas; quartet; quartett; quartette; german; phonograph; edison; traditional; carol
|Fantasie aus Walküre - Edison-Orchester Berlin|
The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de] release for November 2011: Fantasie aus Walküre (Fantasy from Valkyrie) is normally a much longer piece than any period cylinder record was able to provide. In such occassions, full operas were not recorded in full. Instead, especially altered abridged version would be performed to fit the roughly 2 minutes and 15 seconds a period 2-minute cylinder record could offer...
Keywords: cylinder record; classical; valkyrie; walküre; walkuere; wagner; richard wagner; opera; grand opera; edison; gold moulded; a dangerous method
|Faust: Air des Bijoux - Mary Boyer|
The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de] release for August 2007: Mary Boyer was a quite popular French soprano and recorded several cylinders on Pathé. This nice selection comes from a moulded brown wax cylinder and dates from approx. 1903. Composed by Charles François Gounod. Annoucement: "Faust: Air de Bijoux, chanté par Mme. Mary Boyer de l'Opéra Comique."
Keywords: cylinder record; brown wax; pathe; opera; soprano; gounod
|Fern im Süd' das schöne Spanien - Max Steidl|
The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de] release for April 2009: A tenor selection performed by Max Steidl, recorded in 1908 in Berlin, Germany.
Keywords: cylinder record; operette; operetta; tenor; spain
|Fol-de-rol-lol - Edward M. Favor|
A comic song in Irish style by Edward M. Favor, recorded in 1905.
Keywords: cylinder record; comic
|Gasoline Gus and his Jitney Bus - Billy Murray|
A popular automobile song from Edison Blue Amberol #2684, recorded on June 21st 1915.
Keywords: cylinder record; billy murray; auto; automobile; comic
Downloads: 24,745 (2 reviews)
|Get out and get under the Moon - Frankie Marvin & his Uke|
A very late Edison Blue Amberol cylinder by Frankie Marvin who was hired to make some competitive recordings to the famous Cliff Edwards ukulele style. He is doing quite well with this one. This record had some excessive hung grooves and has been digitally restored.
Keywords: cylinder record; ukulele; frank marvin; cliff edwards; 1920s
Downloads: 8,087 (2 reviews)
|Gli Ugonotti: Qui sotto it ciel - Enrico Caruso|
The Cylinder Archive [www.cylinder.de] release for September 2013: This is one of the three commerican recordings by Enrico Caruso on phonograph cylinder, taken by the Anglo-Italian Commerce Company in Milan, Italy. It was just before he signed an exclusive contract with the Victor Company and these recordings were the only ever issued Enrico Caruso recordings on phonograph cylinder in his lifetime...
Keywords: cylinder record; caruso; opera; hugenotti; hugenots; hugenotten; meyerbeer; aria; grand opera; italian; tenor; belcanto
|Gold and Silver - Waltz - Bohemian Band|
Another British Edison-Bell wax cylinders, recorded in November 1904 with the popular waltz title, composed by Franz Lehar under the original name 'Gold und Silber'. Announcement: "Waltz - Gold and Silver, played by the Bohemian Band. Edison-Bell record."
Keywords: british; bohemian; waltz; lehar; gold und silber; edison-bell; bonston waltz; cylinder record
|Good-bye Broadway, hello France - Arthur Fields with Chorus|
One of the most popular World War 1 songs that were issued on by Edison. This one was recorded in 1917. Issued on Edison Blue Amberol Record #3321
Keywords: cylinder record; blue amberol; ww1; world war 1; marching song